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  • <h1>The Importance of Creating a Family Culture</h1>

    07/04/2016 4:37:57 PM PDT · by vannrox · 11 replies
    The Art of Manliness ^ | July 2013 | Brett & Kate McKay
    Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at their house – there was such a great atmosphere there that you kind of felt like you were coming home whenever you stopped over. The parents were happy. The kids were all well-adjusted and generally did the right thing. Everyone in the family seemed to genuinely love, respect, and care about each other. They all truly enjoyed each other’s company and had a blast doing things together. Sure, they...
  • Hillary Clinton Will Do It Again

    06/28/2016 11:21:15 AM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 17 replies
    blueunicorn6 | 6/28/2016 | blueunicorn6
    Hillary Clinton will behave in the future like she behaved handling the attack at Benghazi. I have taught Leadership and Management to college students and Soldiers. I am aware of almost all theories and "laws" concerning Leadership and Management. I have found that there are two theories or "laws" that hold up every time in the real world. 1. The best predictor of future behavior from someone is their past behavior. 2. The Law Of Effect - You will generally receive more of the behavior that is rewarded and less of the behavior that is punished. Take a look at...
  • Orlando Shooters Fmr. Co-Worker Says Employer Ignored Unhinged Behavior Because He Was Muslim

    06/12/2016 5:13:14 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 77 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 6/12/16 | Jon Nicosia
    In an echo of claims made following the San Bernardino massacre, a former co-worker of Omar Mateen, the dead suspect in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, says that he complained to Mateens employer about the mans unhinged behavior, but the company ignored complaints because Mateen was Muslim. Florida Today reports: A former Fort Pierce police officer who once worked with 29-year-old Omar Mateen, the assailant in an Orlando nightclub shooting that left at least 50 dead, said he was unhinged and unstable.
  • The Psychology of the Breathtakingly Stupid Mistake

    02/24/2016 8:42:10 AM PST · by Torcert · 43 replies
    Scientific American ^ | February 23, 2016 | David Z. Hambrick
    Analyses of the subjects ratings revealed three varieties of stupid mistakes. The first is when a person’s confidence outstrips their skill, as when a Pittsburgh man robbed two banks in broad daylight without wearing a disguise, believing that lemon juice he had rubbed on his face would make him invisible to security cameras. [..] The confidence-skill disconnect has been dubbed the Dunning-Kruger effect, after a study by social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger. Dunning and Kruger had Cornell undergraduates perform tests of humor, logic, and grammar, and then rate how well they think they performed compared to other subjects...
  • Your Brain Is Hard-Wired to Love Trump

    12/19/2015 9:13:13 AM PST · by Virtuoso80 · 251 replies
    Politico ^ | Dec 16, 2015 | Katelyn Fossett
    (This conversation has been edited and condensed.) *** There have been some high-profile lies this election season. The most recent that comes to mind is the story about the thousands of Muslims that were supposedly having tailgate-style parties celebrating after 9/11. In the book, you say, essentially, we’re OK with lies. Can you walk me through why we’re built not only for being deceptive, but also tolerating deception? Trump’s supporters don’t particularly care whether he’s lying or not. Our brain doesn’t really care—I know that’s appalling. Our default position is we simply want to be right. This is why our...
  • Every Flaw in Consumers Is Worse in Voters

    11/04/2015 12:13:44 PM PST · by Twotone · 21 replies
    Foundation for Economic Education ^ | Nov. 3, 2015 | Michael Munger
    I have been making a mistake for most of my life. See, I'm an economist, and one of the things that attracted me to economics is the notion of the "ideal economy." Of course, there are valid objections to the use of markets. There are people who cheat and commit fraud, and there are problems with information and market power and externalities. Sometime consumers make mistakes.
  • Obama Decree Unleashes Behavioral Science Squad to Nudge You

    09/19/2015 4:16:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 74 replies
    The New American ^ | September 18, 2015 | Alex Newman
    Prepare to be nudged by Obama's new behavioral science squads for your own good, of course. Under the guise of better serving the American people through government, Obama signed an executive order this week calling for federal agencies and departments to deploy emerging behavioral science techniques against the public.Among other goals, the expansion of federal mind manipulation is supposed to help more Americans access government welfare programs, take their recommended vaccines, supply more information about themselves to the federal government, and accelerate the transition toward what Obama called a low-carbon economy. The controversial decree, signed on September 15, explicitly...
  • Bambi-Zilla

    08/07/2015 9:05:01 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 8 replies
    Freep | Charles O'Connell
    How to Explain Inexplicable Behavior Why Does She Let Him Get Away With It? It's credible to assert that everyone "manipulates" everyone else, babies manipulate their families without needing to think about it because it's how they survive, people of marriagable age "manipulate" each other in an aboveboard manner, it's called "flirting".The problem is when: a person is concealing motives, is engaged in a highly conscious tactic of "influencing" others according to these concealed motives, the person knows what he or she is doing, but others initially don't understand what the person is up to. Eventually, other people can begin...
  • Problems With Drudge Report?

    07/21/2015 5:59:16 PM PDT · by hulagirl · 35 replies
    Self ^ | 7/21/2015 | Self
    My own experience
  • The Interconnection Disconnect

    05/21/2015 5:13:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 21, 2015 | Derek Hunter
    I had difficulty deciding what to write about for todays column. Its kind of been a slow news week, which means there are going to be a million columns about the fact Hillary Clinton took five questions from reporters. Its sad when just the fact that a candidate for president took questions is more newsworthy than anything she actually said, but I figured everyone else would have that one covered by now. Then it hit me. Well, actually, tragedy hit. While doing show prep on Monday morning, I saw some sad news on Facebook: Two guys I graduated high school...
  • The Education Emancipation

    05/09/2015 4:15:58 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 6 replies
    Self | 5/9/15 | Me
    In my proverbial day, long after the Industrial Revolution but before Kim Kardashian bottomed out the Bell Curve, kids were not coddled nor were they allowed to act like disrespectful, uncouth derelicts in our nation's classrooms. If students gave teachers attitude or let alone cursed that vulgarity which is commonly tolerated today they were immediately sent to the office and admonished without refrain. If you refused to leave, or God forbid continued to be a disruptive force, someone would drag you out by your ear and kick your suspended ass to the curb; no second thoughts, no regrets,...
  • For all we spend on education, why don't they learn manners?

    04/20/2015 5:49:31 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 50 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 4-19-15 | Joe Soucheray
    The elephant on the Green Line trains is the behavior of many of the young people who ride the trains: appalling profanity, an utter disregard for the tidiness of the carriages, the blatant freeloading. To the last, it has not even been a year of operating yet and there is a passenger constituency so accustomed to not paying that a train ride might as well be another in a long list of entitlements. Our elected worthies seem disinclined to point this out. In the meantime, our governor, Mark Dayton, when he is not championing the return of the umlauts to...
  • Why should we accept the hell of other peoples kids?

    05/08/2014 5:48:49 AM PDT · by relictele · 98 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 08 May 2014 | Amanda Craig
    Is there anyone on the planet who wouldnt pay to avoid travelling with other peoples children? A survey has found that almost 70 per cent of travellers think planes should have child-free zones. Half of those would pay up to 63 extra to fly without children, especially on long-haul flights. I can see what they mean. Flying back from Italy recently, I had my back so thoroughly bruised by a small, restless boy that if King Herod were standing in the European elections, Id almost be tempted. Under normal circumstances, I like children an eccentricity which has led to...
  • The New Age of Gay Mr. Manners

    04/30/2014 5:25:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 30, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    The times they are a-changing in ways even Bob Dylan didn't foresee. I have an early childhood memory riding my bike and coming across a discarded booklet on proper social etiquette. It had the perfunctory rules. Gentlemen always open doors for ladies. Stand when a lady comes in the room. And so on. But the one I remember vividly is this: A lady always extends her hand first in greeting. Why? Fifty years ago I could understand the concept, but even then, I thought it was a bit much. Today that rule's been abandoned. Who decides these things anyway? Miss...
  • Bizarre Arguments and Behavior

    03/26/2014 4:30:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 26, 2014 | Walter E. Williams
    Some statements and arguments are so asinine that you'd have to be an academic or a leftist to take them seriously. Take the accusation that Republicans and conservatives are conducting a war on women. Does that mean they're waging war on their daughters, wives, mothers and other female members of their families? If so, do they abide by the Geneva Conventions' bans on torture, or do they engage in enhanced interrogation and intimidation methods, such as waterboarding, with female family members? You might say that leftists don't mean actual war. Then why do they say it? What would you think...
  • Brain research results in better understanding of behavior

    02/16/2014 2:40:31 PM PST · by usalady · 12 replies
    Examiner ^ | February 16, 2014 | Martha
    As neuroscientists from around the world continue to unravel brain processes they include a multidisciplinary approach that goes beyond the brain cells. New research has used neurobiology and nano-scale engineering to study neural circuits and their link to behavior.
  • FSUs Winston wont be charged

    12/07/2013 5:44:32 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 94 replies
    Journal Gazette ^ | 12/6/13 | Gary Fineout
    ... Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston will not face any charges in a sexual assault case, mostly because there were too many gaps in his accusers story... ... the womans blood-alcohol content at the hospital was 0.04 percent and investigators estimated it to be about 0.10 percent at the time of the incident, based on the amount of time that had passed....
  • Sometimes I Think Feministas Just Want To Be Spotted Hyenas

    09/22/2013 8:56:41 AM PDT · by foundedonpurpose · 4 replies
    Economic Policy Journal ^ | 9/22/13 | Robert Wenzel
    Sometimes I Think Feministas Just Want To Be Spotted Hyenas From Wikipedia: The spotted hyena is the largest member of the Hyaenidae, and is further physically distinguished from other species by its vaguely bear-like build, its rounded ears, its less prominent mane, its spotted pelt, its more dual purposed dentition, its fewer nipples and the presence of a pseudo-penis in the female. It is the only mammalian species to lack an external vaginal opening.[...]Females dominate males, with even the lowest ranking females being dominant over the highest ranking males. Link to Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spotted_hyena
  • The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture In The World

    09/12/2013 7:47:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Slate ^ | September 8, 2013 | Gus Lubin
    A world traveler who speaks ten languages, British linguist Richard Lewis decided he was qualified to plot the world's cultures on a chart. Many people think he nailed it, as his book "When Cultures Collide," now in its third edition, has sold more than one million copies since it was first published in 1996 and was called "an authoritative roadmap to navigating the world's economy," by the Wall Street Journal. Lewis plots countries in relation to three categories: Linear-activesthose who plan, schedule, organize, pursue action chains, do one thing at a time. Germans and Swiss are in this group. Multi-activesthose...
  • Country star Alan Jackson's daughter charged with assault, accused of striking a police officer

    08/29/2013 7:03:29 AM PDT · by twister881 · 23 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | August 29, 2013 | Associated Press
    <p>The 20-year-old daughter of country star Alan Jackson has been charged with assault, underage drinking and resisting arrest. She is accused of striking a police officer and then invoking her father's name during a traffic stop in Nashville.</p>